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BBC SCOTLAND

BBC SCOTLAND

Inside Central Station

Meet the people at the heart of Glasgow’s Central Station - the busiest railway station in Scotland - that has been part of the city’s lifeblood for 140 years.

Cameras followed the train drivers, maintenance workers, station staff, transport police and customer service assistants during the heatwave summer of 2018 to look at what makes the station tick, keeping more than 950 trains a day running, carrying more than 32 million passengers a year.

Staff are pushed to the limit by the heat and Storm Hector causing havoc on the tracks, and have to work around the clock to deal with disruptions and delays, football fans and big music events.

Inside Central Station is a six-part series made for BBC Scotland by STV Productions.

Saturday 2 March

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Cycling: World Track Championships

The best of the action so far at the World Championships, including highlights from the women’s and men’s team pursuit, events in which Britain are reigning Olympic champions.

The USA’s women won pursuit gold at last year’s World Championships, but Team GB will have high hopes of dethroning them, with their squad spearheaded by four-time Olympic gold medallist Laura Kenny. The British men meanwhile, are looking to defend the title they won in the Netherlands last year.

There will also be highlights from the men’s team sprint, in which Great Britain are also reigning Olympic champions. However they may have their work cut out in Poland to beat the Dutch, who won this event last year.

Jill Douglas presents the action, with analysis from Sir Chris Hoy, and commentary from Simon Brotherton and Chris Boardman.

All Together Now

Award-winning All Together Now, our favourite Saturday night singalong, is back with a bang! The new series brings us outstanding talent, a huge range of musical styles and a load of laughs from host Rob Beckett.

Any kind of singer can take to the stage, from soloists to groups, amateurs to professionals, but they all have one simple aim - to win over TV’s biggest judging panel, ‘The 100’.

Headed up by Spice Girl Geri Horner The 100 are a mix of singers from every corner of the music industry and, as viewers saw in series one, they’ve got big voices, bigger opinions and are always hard to impress! This series, established favourites Divina De Campo, Georg, Paulus, Tina T, Mr Fabulous and Lili all return. They’re joined by some new recruits, all bringing their own distinctive style and taste to judging panel.

In this first episode, acts dare to take on some of the most successful artists of all time - leading to some massive scores, but also some of our lowest! We see interpretations of classics by Amy Winehouse, Chaka Khan and Led Zepplin and contemporary hits by Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Rudimental and James Morrison. And as we saw in series one, The 100 have to expect the unexpected. Every act performs with heart and soul, and have one simple aim: to get The 100 up on their feet and joining in.

Whilst there’s something for everyone, including gags galore from Rob and big opinions from The 100, it’s the performances that count. Tonight’s acts need to deliver. Who will get The 100 up on their feet and singing along and which two acts will secure their place in the grand final for £50,000?

BBC TWO

BBC TWO

Athletics: European Indoor Championships

Live coverage from Glasgow, including the first round of the men’s and women’s 60m sprint, in which Britain boast the defending champions, Richard Kilty and Asha Philip.

The morning session also features qualifying action from the women’s long jump and pole vault, featuring British hopefuls Holly Bradshaw and Lorraine Ugen.

Presented by Gabby Logan, with expert analysis and commentary from Michael Johnson, Denise Lewis, Paula Radcliffe, Colin Jackson, Steve Cram, Andrew Cotter and Steve Backley.

Coverage continues on BBC Two and for the rest of the week.

Women's Football: USA v England

Eilidh Barbour introduces live coverage as England play their second game of the annual tournament, taking on reigning champions - and 2015 World Cup winners - the USA.

The Americans are undoubtedly the team to beat in women’s football, having won 18 of their 20 matches last year, including a 1-0 victory against England in this tournament. But the Lionesses, coached by Phil Neville, are themselves one of the leading contenders for this year’s World Cup, and will hope to lay down a marker with a win tonight.

BBC SCOTLAND

BBC SCOTLAND

Tutti Frutti: Return of the Majestics

First broadcast in 2006, Tutti Frutti: Return Of The Majestics followed the National Theatre of Scotland as they prepared to tour their version of the classic comedy-drama.

Narrated by Billy Boyd, the documentary featured the TV cast of Tutti Frutti, including Robbie Coltrane, Richard Wilson and Maurice Roeves as they reflected on its phenomenal success. The one-off documentary followed rehearsals for the National Theatre of Scotland’s stage adaptation as they prepared to tour the show across Scotland.

Featuring contributions from writer and creator John Byrne, as well as insights from the actors tasked with transforming the roles from screen to stage: Tom Urie, Dawn Steele and Julie Wilson Nimmo.

Having worked with Robbie Coltrane on The Slab Boys, Byrne reveals he wrote the part of Danny McGlone in Tutti Frutti especially for him. While the part of Danny fell onto Coltrane’s doormat, with the National Theatre production, actor Tom Urie - a relative newcomer at that time - had to pester the director to audition for the lead.

As this documentary highlights, the part of Suzy Kettles in the TV series was filled by English actress Emma Thompson, who had to perfect her Glaswegian accent to land the role. However, in the stage show, Scottish actress Dawn Steele faced another challenge altogether - playing lead guitar for the first time.

Featuring archive clips from the acclaimed series and behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the stage show, Tutti Frutti: Return of The Majestics was an affectionate celebration of Tutti Frutti’s enduring appeal.

Tutti Frutti

Making its return to TV after 30 years, multi-award winning drama Tutti Frutti stars a stellar cast including Robbie Coltrane, Emma Thompson, Maurice Roeves, Richard Wilson and Katy Murphy.

Written by the acclaimed artist and playwright John Byrne, the six-part drama follows the fortunes of rock and roll band The Majestics, who reform to play a 25th anniversary tour.

Despite the death of lead singer Eddie in a freak car accident, manager Eddie Clockerty is determined to re-create the Majestic’s halcyon days. Clockerty recruits Eddie’s less-than-enthusiastic younger brother Danny to take centre stage.

As the group performs in some of Scotland’s less salubrious clubs and pubs, their personal disagreements and private tragedies force the band to disintegrate. Is there any way the self-styled ‘Kings of Rock and Roll’ can avoid self-destruction and recapture their former glory?

After premiering in 1987, Tutti Frutti became a cult classic and went on to win six Baftas as well as becoming a stage play.

Sunday 3 March

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Call The Midwife

Sister Hilda (Fenella Woolgar) digs deep to give her terminally-ill patient Julie Shroeder (Bessie Coates) - who is recovering from radiotherapy for Hodgkin’s Disease - her final wish.

Meanwhile the Turners (Laura Main, Stephen McGann) must prepare to say goodbye to May (April Rae Hoang).

Fred (Cliff Parisi) and Reggie (Daniel Laurie) are keeping secrets from each other. Violet (Annabelle Apsion) is left in the dark about her boys and starts to despair.

It’s Lucille’s (Leonie Elliot) beau Cyril Robinson (Zephryn Taitte) who gives Violet (Annabelle Apsion) a plan to get everything out in the open.

Valerie (Jennifer Kirby) and Trixie (Helen George) must testify in a gruelling court case.

Pictured: Sister Hilda (Fenella Woolgar), Julie Shroeder (Bessie Coates)

Baptiste

Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo) finally discovers the truth when Edward (Tom Hollander) confesses the exact nature of his involvement in the case.

As Julien’s involvement with Edward deepens he is forced to take drastic action to protect his family from an encroaching threat.

Meanwhile the case attracts the attention of Europol Officer Genevieve Taylor (Jessica Raine), who arrives in Amsterdam to try to persuade Edward to work with the police.

Edward wants to do things his own way and enlists Julien’s help, but a bombshell forces Julien to abandon the case and face some shocking personal secrets from his own past.

Pictured: Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo) Martha (Barbara Sarsfian)

BBC TWO

BBC TWO

Cycling: World Track Championships

Live coverage from Poland as the world’s top track cyclists battle it out for a coveted rainbow jersey, with today’s action including the much anticipated men’s sprint final.

Hoping to be in medal contention will be Great Britain’s Jason Kenny, whose six Olympic gold medals include victories in the men’s sprint at both the 2012 and 2016 Games. But the 30 year-old is likely to face stiff competition from Australia’s Matthew Glaetzer, the reigning world champion in this discipline.

Other medals up for grabs on the final day of the championships include the women’s keirin and points race, plus the men’s madison.

BBC FOUR

BBC FOUR

Athletics: European Indoor Championships

Continued live coverage from Glasgow, with attention turning to the men’s and women’s 1500m finals before the 4x400m relays provide a dramatic finale.

Presented by Gabby Logan, with expert analysis and commentary from Michael Johnson, Denise Lewis, Paula Radcliffe, Colin Jackson, Steve Cram, Andrew Cotter and Steve Backley.

Monday 4 March

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Best House In Town

Proud homeowners who go the extra mile to make their houses stand out from the crowd will compete for the accolade of Best House In Town. This week the competition moves to the capital of Wales: Cardiff, and its surrounding areas.

Today the homeowners of three much-loved terrace properties in the area have handed their keys over to five of the city’s locals, a group of knowledgeable property obsessives. They’ll judge the perspective champions on three key criteria: the functionality of the home, the ambition of its interior design and finally and the ‘X factor’.

First up is a modernised Edwardian terrace that's definitely in the pink.

Followed by a peacefully themed 1920s coastal home.

Finally the judges visit a revamped Victorian terrace which displays a love of natural history.

Despite the tough task, our property aficionados bring skill and humour to their judging. Architect Glen and interior designer Esther debate the layout of the perfect kitchen by playing house. The group find plenty of surprises along the way - from colour-coded bookshelves to neo-classical cat flaps.

The Best House In Town is produced by Sidney Street. The Executive Producers are Karen Ross and Lucy Shepherd. The BBC Commissioning Editor is Carla-Maria Lawson.

Pictured: Robin outside her terraced house in Cardiff

Warren

Episode two: The Rival.

Warren Thompson just wants an easy life, but thanks to his naturally difficult personality he’s constantly finding himself in sticky situations.

Warren’s business is not going well. He’s losing pupils to a rival driving school, Daz’s Drivers, and his online rating is through the floor. He sets out to turn the tide by canvassing for more pupils in the local area, but a series of unfortunate events leads to Daz’s business booming more than ever. Can Warren turn his luck around?

Warren is played by Martin Clunes, Anne is played by Lisa Millett, Charlie is played by Tim Preston, Danny is played by Oscar Morgan, Daz is played by Marcus Garvey.

This Time with Alan Partridge

Alan and the team host a special show dedicated to the memory of a much-cherished broadcaster.

With viewers in shock, it falls to Alan to handle this delicate situation as only he can. But one man’s loss is another’s opportunity…

Written by: Steve Coogan, Neil Gibbons, Rob Gibbons.

Principal cast: Steve Coogan (Alan Partridge), Susannah Fielding (Jennie Gresham), Felicity Montagu (Lynn Benfield), Tim Key (Simon Denton), Peter Wight (John Baskell), Angela Curran (Annie), Ninette Finch (Old Lady), Bill Fellows (Ted), Simon Farnaby (Sam Chatwin).

Pictured: Sam Chatwin (Simon Farnaby), Jennie (Susannah Fielding), Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan)

Fleabag

The eponymous Fleabag returns, joining an uncomfortable family dinner to celebrate Godmother and Dad’s engagement.

Alongside familiar faces - uptight sister Claire, and her alcoholic husband Martin, Fleabag find herself intrigued by Godmother’s new Priest. The evening comes to a tempestuous end however, when an unexpected attack brings old tensions bubbling to the surface.

Fleabag is created and written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and directed by Harry Bradbeer. The producer is Sarah Hammond, and executive producers are Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Harry Bradbeer, Lydia Hampson, Jack and Harry Williams for Two Brothers Pictures and Joe Lewis for Amplify Pictures. The Commissioning Editor for the BBC is Kate Daughton. The series was commissioned by Damian Kavanagh, whilst he was Controller of BBC Three, and Controller of Comedy Commissioning Shane Allen.

Fleabag is a Two Brothers Pictures production in association with DryWrite for the BBC and Amazon Studios. all3media is Two Brothers Pictures’ international partner, handling global sales for Fleabag.

Pictured: Godmother / Stepmother (Olivia Colman)

Jerk

Episode one: Quota.

To the astonishment of his recruitment agent Idris (Rob Madin) and carer Ruth (Sharon Rooney), Tim somehow manages to land a job at self-consciously cool greeting card company Anarchy Hamster, headed up by Shaun (Karl Theobald).

However, after assuming that he is only there to fill a quota, Tim takes full advantage of his ‘unsackable’ status - only to learn that he of all people should know better than to assume.

Jerk is a BBC Three series written by and starring Tim Renkow, and co-written by Stu Richards.

Available on BBC iPlayer as a four-episode box set

Pictured: Tim (Tim Renkow), Ruth (Sharon Rooney)

BBC THREE

BBC THREE

Fleabag

The eponymous Fleabag returns, joining an uncomfortable family dinner to celebrate Godmother and Dad’s engagement.

Alongside familiar faces - uptight sister Claire, and her alcoholic husband Martin, Fleabag find herself intrigued by Godmother’s new Priest. The evening comes to a tempestuous end however, when an unexpected attack brings old tensions bubbling to the surface.

Fleabag is created and written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and directed by Harry Bradbeer. The producer is Sarah Hammond, and executive producers are Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Harry Bradbeer, Lydia Hampson, Jack and Harry Williams for Two Brothers Pictures and Joe Lewis for Amplify Pictures. The Commissioning Editor for the BBC is Kate Daughton. The series was commissioned by Damian Kavanagh, whilst he was Controller of BBC Three, and Controller of Comedy Commissioning Shane Allen.

Fleabag is a Two Brothers Pictures production in association with DryWrite for the BBC and Amazon Studios. all3media is Two Brothers Pictures’ international partner, handling global sales for Fleabag.

Pictured: Godmother / Stepmother (Olivia Colman)

BBC FOUR

BBC FOUR

A Very British History: Ugandan Asians

Food writer Meera Sodha grew up in rural Lincolnshire. It was a far cry from Uganda, the country her parents were expelled from in 1972 by Idi Amin when he ordered all Asian people out of the country. He alleged that the Asians were monopolising the wealth of Uganda and he gave them just 90 days to leave.

Along with nearly 30,000 other people Meera’s family fled to Britain. As British passport holders, this was their right - although the welcome they received was inevitably mixed. On arrival, most were housed in disused military barracks before permanent homes could be found for them. Some ended up in Newcastle slums, others in the depths of Wales and Scotland. The dispersal policy was strict - the government was determined to avoid sending any more migrants to so called Red Areas - places with already high numbers of Commonwealth migrants, such as Leicester.

These days the Ugandan Asian Crisis, as it became known, is largely viewed as a successfully resolved situation - but Meera learns that although Britain did publicly welcome people, behind the scenes it was a different matter. All sorts of alternative solutions, such as pay-offs to renounce their British citizenship, were explored by Ted Heath and his government.

CBEEBIES

CBEEBIES

The Baby Club

Giovanna Fletcher and Nigel Clarke present a brand new series for CBeebies, The Baby Club. The first BBC series aimed at both adults and babies, it will help parents and carers to engage with, and share precious time with, their babies and toddlers as they explore everyday objects through discovery, play, song and story.

The Baby Club aims to appeal to families across the country, especially parents/carers of babies under 18 months old, stay-at-home and working mums and dads, parents who may not have access to baby groups locally, or parents with older children who feel they don’t have as much time to spend with their babies.

Underpinned by scientific research from early-years academics, The Baby Club offers a valuable model of interactive and positive parenting, with families having fun and learning new skills along the way!

BBC SCOTLAND

BBC SCOTLAND

River City

This week in Shieldinch… an unwelcome blast from Logan’s past arrives with a warning, Bob is forced to look after Isobel for the day - with disastrous consequences -and Suzie makes a sexy suggestion to keep Sonny interested...

Opportunity comes calling after Lou urges Logan to buy the Tall Ship. Keen to settle down, Logan suggests become business partners with Caitlin but she’s short of cash. That is, until Maggie makes a startling announcement.

Logan’s good spirits are quashed when he comes face to face with David, an unwelcome face from his past who arrives to expose Logan as a fraud. However, Logan has his own plan to silence the allegations.

With tensions rising, David’s demands put pressure on Logan and he resorts to desperate measures to pay off his debt, leaving Lou devastated and sending shockwaves through Shieldinch.

Elsewhere, Bob reluctantly agrees to take care of Isobel while Kim goes to work. Struggling to find things to do with his mother-in-law, Bob’s day goes from bad to worse when Scarlett reminds him he’s got a prison visit with Stevie that afternoon.

Unwilling to let Stevie down, Bob takes Isobel with him - but she unwittingly lands him in hot water with the prison guards. As the day continues to unravel, help comes courtesy of Maggie.

Suzie and Sonny’s fling takes an interesting turn when she agrees to pose nude for his life drawing. However, when AJ and Angus come across his sketch book, Suzie is left humiliated and Sonny’s other woman Bernie grows suspicious of their relationship.

Logan is played by Kevin Mains, Bob by Stephen Purdon, Isobel by Alison Peebles, Suzie by Juliet Cadzow, Sonny by Jimmy Chisholm, Lou by Lesley Hart, Caitlin by Gayle Telfer Stevens, Maggie by Kathryn Howden, David by Steven Duffy, Kim by Frances Thorburn, Scarlett by Sally Howitt, Stevie by Iain Robertson, AJ by Sanjeev Kohli, Angus by Scott Fletcher and Bernie by Barbara Rafferty.

River City is a BBC Studios, Scotland production for BBC One Scotland.

Pictured: Suzie Fraser (Juliet Cadzow), Sonny Caplan (Jimmy Chisholm)

Tuesday 5 March

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Best House In Town

Today the homeowners of three stand-out semi-detached properties in the area have handed their keys over to a group of knowledgeable property obsessives.

They’ll judge the prospective champions on three key criteria: the functionality of the home, the ambition of its interior design and finally, the ‘X factor’.

First up is a 1920s build that’s been transformed into a modern fantasy.

Followed by a seemingly bog-standard three-bed with dramatic and rustic styling.

Finally there is a three-story Victorian semi with classical stylish, awash with original features.

Despite the tough task, our property aficionados bring skill and humour to their judging.

The Best House In Town is produced by Sidney Street. The Executive Producers are Karen Ross and Lucy Shepherd. The BBC Commissioning Editor is Carla-Maria Lawson.

Pictured: Miffy outside her semi detached property in Cardiff

Holby City

Casualty and Holby Crossover Special.

For the first time since 2005, the cast of Holby City and Casualty will join forces for a two-part crossover special on BBC One, as the staff of the emergency department and the wards come together when Holby City Hospital is plunged into chaos.

Characters from both series will interact as their storylines are intertwined across the two dramatic, action-packed episodes.

A major cyber-attack plunges Holby into blackout and disables most of the hospital’s automated monitoring equipment. At the same time Sacha (Bob Barrett) is in a car crash which injures his daughter Bekka (Francesca Barrett) and Ric’s (Hugh Quarshie) granddaughter Darla (Naomi Katiyo), one of whom might be pregnant.

Fighting a different battle among the chaos, Connie (Amanda Mealing) is left to save the life of a member of her own team with surgery. As Sasha’s injuries become apparent, Jac (Rosie Marcel) comes to his rescue and is ready to operate - but with only one theatre available in the blackout, Connie and Jac have to make an impossible decision - which of their friends to try to save first.

Holby City and Casualty to air special crossover episodes

Shetland

Having heard of the traumatic events in Glasgow, an angry Duncan (Mark Bonnar) confronts Perez (Douglas Henshall) over his fears for Cassie’s (Erin Armstrong) safety.

Cassie, although shaken, seems pleased that Perez has trusted her with the truth. A plain clothes PC, Grant (Connor McCarry), is tasked with keeping an eye on her.

Now sure that Zezi (Titana Muthui) is still being held on Shetland, Perez and Sandy pay Morag Dunwoody (Kirsty Stuart) a visit in an attempt to extract further information from her. Her attitude has changed completely from the day before, when she admitted to Sandy that Calum (Ryan Fletcher) didn’t transport the girls to the mainland. She is clearly shaken and Perez suspects that she’s been warned off by the traffickers.

That night, Morag’s home is petrol bombed. She escapes, terrified, with her young children. She admits that she received a phone call before the attack, from a woman with a Glaswegian accent. Andrea Doyle (Therese Bradley), the tattooist, becomes a potential suspect.

Rocked by his kiss with Alice, Perez tries to meet up with her, but the investigation keeps getting in the way. When he finally does get the chance to see her, Alice (Catherine Walker) admits she’s not sure how she feels about the situation and whether she still loves Chris (Derek Riddell) or not. Out for a drink, Duncan spots Perez and Alice chatting intimately in a corner - as does Chris.

Sandy pulls an all-nighter going through CCTV and tracks down Andrea Doyle at a petrol station near the Dunwoody’s house prior to the attack. They manage to find an address for her and she is arrested after a chase.

Frustrated by not getting any closer to finding Zezi and convinced that Jamie Hayes (Lorn Macdonald) knows more than he’s letting on, Olivia ambushes Jamie and Rosie, and drives off with Jamie in the car...

Pictured: Duncan Hunter (Mark Bonnar), Chris (Derek Riddell)

BBC FOUR

BBC FOUR

Women's Football: England v Japan

Eilidh Barbour introduces live coverage as England play their final game of the tournament, taking on a Japanese side who beat them in the semi-finals of the 2015 World Cup.

The current Asian champions have been one of the world’s most consistent sides in recent years, winning the World Cup in 2011 and reaching the final four years later, before losing to the USA.

The Lionesses will be out to avenge their heartbreaking loss in 2015, and underline their credentials as potential winners of the next World Cup, which takes places this summer.

BBC SCOTLAND

BBC SCOTLAND

Yes/No - Inside The Indyref

The Scottish independence referendum of 2014 was a monumental event which has continued to influence political discussion across the country.

This three-part documentary series by the film maker Paul Mitchell, who made Inside Obama’s White House and The Death Of Yugoslavia, offers a remarkable insight into the operations of the opposing campaigns during the period.

Major players from both sides, including Nicola Sturgeon, George Osborne, Alex Salmond, Gordon Brown and Nick Clegg, give the inside track on the highs and lows of their campaigns to persuade a majority of voters to back them on the historic polling day in September 2014.

In candid interviews, they lift the lid on where their operations hit the spot or suffered setbacks during the months of impassioned debate and argument.

The first episode - The Fight For A Question - looks at the events which led to the announcement of a referendum, the role of social media, how the teams developed their strategies and the drive to rally big names to their causes.

Yes/No – Inside The Indyref is an STV Productions series for BBC Scotland.

Pictured: Nicola Sturgeon

Wednesday 6 March

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Best House In Town

Today the homeowners of three much-loved detached properties in the area have handed their keys over to five of the city’s knowledgeable property obsessives.

They’ll judge the prospective champions on three key criteria: the functionality of the home, the ambition of its interior design and finally, the ‘X factor’.

The Best House in Town is produced by Sidney Street. The Executive Producers are Karen Ross and Lucy Shepherd. The BBC Commissioning Editor is Carla-Maria Lawson.

Pictured: Kate and Ged outside of their detached property in Cardiff

BBC TWO

BBC TWO

MotherFatherSon

Richard Gere, Helen McCrory, Billy Howle and Sarah Lancashire star in MotherFatherSon, a new eight-part drama written by Tom Rob Smith (London Spy, The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story) for BBC Two.

US-born Max (Gere) is at the heart of British politics and power, owner of a media empire that includes newspapers and television stations. His aristocratic ex-wife Kathryn (McCrory) has been frozen out of the family and spends her days working at a homeless shelter.

Their son, Caden (Billy Howle), is at the heart of Max's operation, editing broadsheet newspaper The National Reporter - but he's out of his depth and the strain is showing.

When Caden suffers a catastrophic breakdown, the fragmented family is pulled back together.

MotherFatherSon also stars Pippa Bennett-Warner as Lauren, Sinéad Cusack as Maggie, Paul Ready as Nick, Danny Sapani as the Prime Minister and Joseph Mawle as Scott.

White Gold

1985. Eight months have passed since Vincent Swan (Ed Westwick) - Essex’s premier and most amoral double glazing salesman - teamed up with gangster Ronnie (Lee Ross) and forced his boss Walshy (Nigel Lindsay) to sell Cachet Windows to them for a measly pound coin.

But after a brief honeymoon period, it turns out having a massively dangerous and violent criminal for a boss isn’t that much fun. And this isn’t helped by the fact that Vincent owes Ronnie £50,000.

Still, Vincent’s got the massive house and middle-class lifestyle he’d always wanted to give his wife Sam (Linzey Cocker). Sam wants to keep it that way, too - but when the Swan’s snooty neighbours sign a contract for a brand new conservatory made by - of course - Cachet Windows, alarm bells start to ring.

Back at Cachet, disillusioned salesman Lavender (Joe Thomas) is trying to finally take control of his career, while Fitzpatrick (James Buckley) is left to pick up the pieces when his wife leaves him for her aerobics instructor, while he spends his evenings locked in the garden shed.

But at least business is booming - or it is just before a new rival salesman appears, ripping it up around town and stealing most of Cachet’s business. The team eventually discover it’s not a sales-man but a sales-woman - and Jo Scott (Rachel Shenton) is relentless and ruthless in her pursuit of success.

But there’s one prize she values above all - Vincent Swan himself.

Pictured: Lavender (Joe Thomas)

BBC THREE

BBC THREE

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star

In this brand new series for BBC Three hosted by Stacey Dooley, ten aspiring make-up artists (MUAs) battle it out to be named Britain’s next make-up star and to win a contract assisting some of the world’s top make-up artists.

Joining Stacey as the series’ judges are industry legends Val Garland and Dominic Skinner, who alongside a different guest judge each week will decide who glows and who goes.

Each week, the contestants will be set one real-world professional assignment, as well as a themed creative task at the Glow Up HQ. The two MUAs who fail to impress the judges will then enter the elimination face-off - a make-up skill drill under intense time pressure - with only one returning to the competition.

In episode one, the MUAs face their first professional assignment, a beauty editorial shoot based around the idea of ‘rebellion’, as well as their first themed challenge in which they must create a look showing what beauty means to them.

This week’s guest judge is Lisa Oxenham, the Beauty and Style Director for Marie Claire.

Stacey Dooley, Val Garland and Dominic Skinner make up the faces of Glow Up

Thursday 7 March

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Best House In Town

Today the homeowners of three category-defying wildcard properties in the area have handed their keys over to five of the city’s ‘nosy neighbours’ - a group of knowledgeable property aficionados.

First up is a traditional Victorian terrace that’s been reinvented as an eccentric funhouse. Followed by a cutting-edge Cubist new build, and finally a rigorously renovated 19th century bathhouse flat.

Despite the tough task, our property pundits bring skill and humour to their judging. While the 'wacky and wonderful' leaves joiner Alex feeling a bit off-colour, and property journalist Jo is almost brought to tears, architect Glenn revels in some daring design and discovers a world of fun in some of Cardiff’s most ambitious and unusual homes.

The Best House In Town is produced by Sidney Street. The Executive Producers are Karen Ross and Lucy Shepherd. The BBC Commissioning Editor is Carla-Maria Lawson.

Pictured: Juan, Jo, Glen, Esther and Alex in the hot tub inside the wildcard property

BBC TWO

BBC TWO

The Parkinson's Drug Trial: A Miracle Cure?

So far the volunteers have been split into two groups, with half receiving GDNF (glial-cell derived neurotrophic factor - a naturally occurring protein found in our brains) and half a placebo. Delivered through a revolutionary port in the side of their heads, no one knows who is receiving the active drug in their monthly infusions.

Assessments show significant improvement in some and there is renewed optimism at the half-way point of the trial as all the volunteers start receiving GDNF.  “It wasn’t considered ethical to put people through brain surgery without ever giving them a chance to have the drug,” explains the trial’s leader, Doctor Alan Whone.

Episode two reveals some remarkable improvements.  Darren Calder, 51, from Wiltshire, can put on his own socks in the morning for the first time in years.  In Glasgow, 44 year old Bryn Williams’ tremor completely disappears.  In Cornwall, Kay Cotton, 58, feels like she’s been cured.  “It’s amazing, it’s like I’m 100 percent better.”  Whilst Vicki Dillon, 47, from Tyneside, calls it “a bloody miracle.”

For Tom Isaacs and his wife Lyndsey, the trial proves a physical and emotional rollercoaster.  Tom suffers ongoing complications following further brain surgery to replace his device (including a new titanium port on the other side of his head) but his determination and spirit continue.

In the summer of 2016, the trial’s principal investigator neurologist Doctor Alan Whone reveals the much-anticipated results.  There is shock in the room and silence falls when the findings are discussed in detail, leaving many questions to be answered for those involved in the Bristol-based trial, and for those on tenterhooks on the other side of the globe.

Pictured: Dr Alan Whone, who is in charge of the three million-pound trial

BBC SCOTLAND

BBC SCOTLAND

Still Game

Dead Leg, Part One. In the first of this two-part Still Game special, Winston receives wounding news about his leg, Isa struggles with the creepiness of a new cleaning job, and Tam’s tightfistedness plummets to new depths.

Isa’s spooked when Sheathing the undertaker offers her a cleaning job at his funeral home. Unnerved at the thought of dusting close to death, Isa reluctantly makes a deal with Sheathing, but her blood runs cold.

At the Doctor’s surgery, Winston’s all set for some good banter with his GP. However, laughs aren’t prescribed when the doctor delivers a devastating diagnosis about Winston’s remaining leg.

Meanwhile at The Clansman, Tam tries to con Boabby, but his miserly ways push the barman too far and he finds himself barred from the pub.

Desperate to find a new watering hole, Tam tries to turn Navid’s shop into his new local but is given short shrift and sent packing from there too.

As Winston tries to come to terms with the news about his leg, Jack and Victor vow to support their pal in his hour of need. Feeling awkward, Tam avoids talking to Winston until Isa gives him a hard time. She persuades him to see his best pal and urges him to just be himself. However, Tam’s empathy proves abysmal and he spectacularly falls out with Winston, leaving their future friendship in jeopardy.

Winston is played by Paul Riley, Isa by Jane McCarry, Tam by Mark Cox, Sheathing by Bruce Morton, Doctor by James MacPherson, Boabby by Gavin Mitchell, Navid by Sanjeev Kohli, Jack by Ford Kiernan and Victor by Greg Hemphill. Also starring Shamshad Akhtar as Meena, Lynne McPherson as Peggy, Paul Young as Shug, Kate Donnelly as Frances and Michael Mackenzie as a patient.

Still Game is a BBC Studios production for BBC Scotland and BBC One.

Pictured: Victor (Greg Hemphill), Winston (Paul Riley), Jack (Ford Kiernan)

Friday 8 March

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Best House In Town

All of this week’s winners will go head to head in the final, to find out who has the best house in Cardiff.

The winning homes from the four categories - best terrace, best semi-detached, best detached and best wildcard property - are revisited by the local judges. They’ll be given new insight into these magnificent homes while their owners get one last chance to impress.

Can local journalist Jo see beyond her "pink rose-tinted specs"?

Will Glen stick to his architectural principles? And will interiors blogger Juan be led by his head or his heart?

At the end of the day this group of knowledgeable property aficionados must make their decision and crown one of these homes The Best House In Town!

Produced by Sidney Street. The Executive Producers are Karen Ross and Lucy Shepherd. The BBC Commissioning Editor is Carla-Maria Lawson.

Pictured: Cardiff judges Alex, Esther, Glen, Jo and Juan

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